Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:00 am
Lodi Unified School District trustees will discuss the possibility of closing Tokay Colony Elementary School and sending children to either Live Oak or Lockeford elementary schools.
Friday, August 30, 2013 6:50 am
Washington Elementary School, Lodi
Located on West Lockeford Street, 247 of the 265 students tested at Washington Elementary earlier this year are listed as “socially disadvantaged.” The school has 202 Hispanic students, 183 of whom are described as English-language learners.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:55 pm
Lodi Unified School District schools showed mixed results when it came to the state Academic Performance Index exams for the 2012-13 school year.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:36 am
Most Lodi Unified School District students in the Class of 2015 who took the California High School Exit Exam for the first time have seen a steady increase in their passage rates, but are still falling short of the state average of 96 percent — the highest rate since the test was made a graduation requirement. Numbers are in the mid-80s range for both Lodi and Galt students.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:00 am
It's not clear how Lodi Unified School District trustees will eventually vote on how to incorporate classroom driver education and a six-class unit on HIV and AIDS for students whose schedule includes honors classes.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:35 am
Most local students in the Class of 2014 who took the California High School Exit Exam have seen a steady increase in their passage rates, but are still falling short of the state average.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 12:00 am
Mindy Vasquez spent many afternoons staying after school at Estrellita High School in Galt, receiving tutoring and high school credits she needed to walk in last month's graduation ceremony.
Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:00 am
Pictures of standardized testing materials were found on social networking sites, prompting State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to advise superintendents and testing coordinators to follow security policies more closely.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 1:50 pm
More Lodi Unified School District students are passing the
annual high school exit exam than their counterparts countywide,
but they still lag slightly behind the state rate and there is
still an achievement gap among the races.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 12:00 am
Three Lodi Unified School District schools are among those named
by the California Business for Education Excellence's 2010 Honor
Roll. The announcement was made Monday.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:00 am
Local sophomores have taken a slight dip compared to their
counterparts statewide when it comes to passing the math portion of
the annual state high school exit exam. Results were released
Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:00 am
After six years of trying to open a charter school in Galt, high
school trustees denied the application Tuesday following widespread
staff criticism of the school's application.
Thursday, September 17, 2009 10:00 pm
A Lodi High School teacher charged with having sex with a
student three years ago made his second court appearance Thursday,
where he did not enter a plea and multiple attorneys tried to
coordinate their schedules.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 10:00 pm
Lodi Unified School District met only 34 of its 46 goals set by
the government, compared to 39 of 46 the year before. That's what
figures released Tuesday in the state's annual Accountability
Progress Report show.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 10:00 pm
Local students are faring better than their counterparts
statewide when it comes to passing the annual state high school
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 10:00 pm
A Lodi man fleeing the scene of a Tuesday burglary picked the
wrong avenue of escape: He ran down an alley next to the police
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 12:00 am
From the time a student enters pre-school in the state of
California, they are tested on a regular basis. The early tests
don't seem like "real exams" — pre-school and kindergarten teachers
have a guide of "benchmarks" that students are meant to have
reached before they can be promoted to the next grade.
Friday, May 1, 2009 10:00 pm
As the economic crisis continues, school districts across the
state are making difficult decisions to balance their budgets.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 10:00 pm
Two longtime San Ramon Valley residents are battling it out for
the right to represent Galt, Thornton and Elk Grove in the 15th
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 10:00 pm
As statewide high school exit exam results dipped slightly,
results from Lodi and Galt schools remained about the same.
Monday, May 19, 2008 10:00 pm
The gap between white students and black and Hispanic students
has narrowed in scores on the California Standards Test, California
High School Exit Exam and enrollment in the Gifted and Talented
Education program, according to a newly issued report by Lodi
Sunday, September 9, 2007 10:00 pm
Amanda: There's been a lot of talk about test scores
lately. How do I tell the difference between my APIs and my AYPs? I
feel like I'm seeing STARs.
Friday, August 24, 2007 10:00 pm
Lodi Unified School District's passage rate on the California
High School Exit Exam exceed San Joaquin county's passage rate in
both the overall math and English-language arts portions of the
Thursday, August 23, 2007 10:00 pm
Ninety-three percent of California high school seniors passed
the California High School Exit Exam last year, according to State
Superintendent Jack O'Connell, who released results Thursday. The
results reflect a 2.1 percent increase over the previous year's
Sunday, July 15, 2007 10:00 pm
You've heard the threat. And at one time, it may have even been
directed at you.